Guías Académicas

LENGUA INGLESA VI

LENGUA INGLESA VI

GRADO EN ESTUDIOS INGLESES

Curso 2021/2022

1. Datos de la asignatura

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Código
102516
Plan
ECTS
6.00
Carácter
OBLIGATORIA
Curso
4
Periodicidad
Primer Semestre
Área
FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
Departamento
Filología Inglesa
Plataforma Virtual

Campus Virtual de la Universidad de Salamanca

Datos del profesorado

Profesor/Profesora
Pedro Álvarez Mosquera
Grupo/s
1 y 2
Departamento
Filología Inglesa
Área
Filología Inglesa
Centro
Fac. Filología
Despacho
Dpto. de Filología Inglesa (despacho 1.8, planta primera)
Horario de tutorías
Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:00- 10:00
URL Web
http://english.usal.es/
E-mail
pedro@usal.es
Teléfono
923294400 Ext. 6156
Profesor/Profesora
María Consuelo Montes Granado
Grupo/s
3
Departamento
Filología Inglesa
Área
Filología Inglesa
Centro
Fac. Filología
Despacho
1.9 (en el departamento de Filología Inglesa)
Horario de tutorías
Monday: 13:00-15:00; Thursday: 13:00-15:00.

(also via email; any change will be indicated on Studium)
URL Web
http://english.usal.es
E-mail
cmg@usal.es
Teléfono
1754

2. Sentido de la materia en el plan de estudios

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English Language, Literature and Culture.

Papel de la asignatura.

Reaching Proficiency in the English language

Perfil profesional.

Those indicated in the ‘Guía Académica’: teacher of English, linguistic advisor of English (in bilingual schools), researcher using English as an academic international lingua franca

3. Recomendaciones previas

Asignaturas que se recomienda haber cursado

English language I, II, III, IV, V

 

Asignaturas que se recomienda cursar simultáneamente

Courses in the fourth year

4. Objetivo de la asignatura

Goals of the course:

 

Students are expected to achieve a C1.3/C2 level of English (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, CEFR) at the end of the course.

 

Students are expected to achieve all the Competences indicated below in the section devoted to Competences.: CE 1- 8; CG 1- 7; CT 1- 5

 

 In synthesis:

 

  • understand a wide range of texts written in educated English.
  • write and speak fluently in English and in the register of educated English
  • produce well structured texts on complex topics, showing textual cohesion and coherence.
  • give oral presentations in English showing oral public speaking skills.

 

Students will develop the competence for lifelong learning in their future professional world.

5. Contenidos

Teoría.

This course is oriented to achieve practical skills.

 

Content:

 

  • Training the four basic skills: Reading, Listening comprehension, Writing, Speaking.
  • Training listening skills in weekly Portfolios
  • Training discipline
  • Training self-paced learning
  • Training reading complex texts written in educated English
  • Training Oral Public Speaking skills.
  • Training writing with an elegant and educated register of English

6. Competencias a adquirir

Básicas / Generales.

CG1. Ability to develop foreign language learning skills

CG2. Ability of self-reflection on the personal process of learning

CG3. Ability to develop a philosophy of learning a language in their professional future

CG4. Ability to optimize the process of learning English

CG5. Develop their teamwork skills

CG6. Ability to become autonomous learners in their future

CG7. Highlight the curiosity to learn English, stress the human need to explore and search as the foundation for learning English

Específicas.

CE1. Ability to reflect on the personal process of learning English

CE2. Ability to have an open mind to multimodal communicative channels

CE3. Oral comprehension skills based on the cognitive need of ‘wanting to know’

CE4. Analytical skills to read a range of written texts in depth

CE5. Oral public speaking skills to give individual and group oral presentations

CE6. Writing skills to produce different types of texts.

CE7. Ability to appreciate the English language as an international lingua franca

CE8. Ability to appreciate the English language as a window that grants access to human knowledge.

Transversales.

CT1. Ability to learn communication in English

CT2. Ability for abstract knowledge

CT3. Ability to read texts in educated and academic English

CT4. Analytical skills, synthesis skills, critical thinking skills

CT5. Reflective meta-communicative skills

7. Metodologías

Tipología

Descripción

 

Actividades introductorias (dirigidas por el profesor)

Introductory activities

The aim is to gather information related to students and to introduce the course

 

Actividades teóricas (dirigidas por el profesor) Theoretical activities

Explanatory sessions devoted to presenting the skills that they are expected to improve

 

Explanations for the students to grasp the strategies we will use to achieve the course goals.

 

 

 

Actividades prácticas guiadas (dirigidas por el profesor) Guided tasks

Training oral and writing skills

Training listening and reading skills

Training oral public speaking skills

 

Specific tasks are designed to achieve the course goals

 

Oral presentations

Group/individual oral presentations to improve students’ oral skills as well as their oral public speaking skills

 

Actividades prácticas autónomas (sin el profesor)

Individual tasks outside the class

 

Individual tasks will be implemented so that students will develop a sense of discipline in their process of mastering English.

 

Teamwork skills

 

Students will be involved in teamwork tasks.

 

8. Previsión de Técnicas (Estrategias) Docentes

9. Recursos

Libros de consulta para el alumno.

It will be indicated on Studium.

Multimodality will be the essence of the materials used in the course, that is, written as well as audio-visual sources of educated English.

Otras referencias bibliográficas, electrónicas o cualquier otro tipo de recurso.

It will be indicated on Studium.

Multimodality will be the essence of the materials used in the course, that is, written as well as audio-visual sources of educated English.

10. Evaluación

Consideraciones generales.

Success in achieving the following goals:

CE1. Metacognition skills in the process of learning English

CE2. Ability to have an open mind to multimodality

CE3. Oral comprehension skills

CE4. Analytical skills to understand texts in depth

CE5. Oral public speaking skills

CE6. Writing skills of a range of texts

CE7. Ability to appreciate the English language as the most widespread international lingua franca

CE8. Ability to appreciate the English language as a window that grants access to human knowledge.

Criterios de evaluación.

Attendance to classes.

 

Active individual and group participation in workshops and tasks.

 

Oral presentations

 

Portfolios. This task will be explained in class. This task is compulsory.

 

The criteria established by The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages will be followed in this course.

Instrumentos de evaluación.

Final oral exam

 

Final written exams (Use of English and Written Appraisal of a text)

 

Both the final oral exam and the final written exams must be passed independently.

 

In the case of failing one of these three exams, the student will have to pass all exams again in the next ‘convocatoria’.

METODOLOGIAS DE EVALUACION

Metodología 

Tipo de prueba a emplear

calificación

 

 

 

Oral skills

Oral presentation

40__%

Use of English

Use of English test

20__%

Written skills

Appraisal of a text

40__%

 

 

 

 

Total

100%

Otros comentarios y segunda convocatoria

Recomendaciones para la evaluación.

Attendance to classes is compulsory.

Students are advised to have an open mind to the design of this course.

Students are expected to devote their time to develop their language skills and the course goals indicated here.

The strategy of completing weekly Portfolios will be very important in this design.

Submitting Portfolios on a weekly basis is considered compulsory.

Engaging in all the individual and group tasks is considered compulsory

Recomendaciones para la recuperación.

Students who have failed the first exams are advised to devote more time to their training

11. Organización docente semanal